The Weekly Independent: June 4, 2018
Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web.
- A round-up of the top misclassification and compliance news from last month.
- San Francisco’s city attorney has subpoenaed Uber and Lyft for driver classification records, Reuters reports.
- The Western States Trucking Association plans to challenge the recent Dynamex California Supreme Court ruling.
- Use of contingent workers in the U.S. continues to grow, writes HR Dive.
- How to negotiate a contract as an independent consultant.
- Worker-owned co-ops may be the future choice for gig workers.
- Mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are working on ways to make it easier for gig economy workers to qualify for a home mortgage, the Miami Herald reports.
- On-demand jobs are changing the way we work, says tech industry sage Mary Meeker.
- More British businesses are looking to freelancers for expertise, according to a new report.
- Seven tips for getting your workload and income back on track after a freelance hiatus.
- Forbes explores ways women can better compete in the ride-hailing gig economy.
- Fast Company provides five tricks to never forget something important again.